As holiday season approaches you may be browsing potential destinations to jet off to. However, if you use a mobility scooter to get around on a daily basis you may be discouraged from going too far afield. Fortunately, travel mobility scooters are specifically designed to be easy to transport, even for abroad travel. So, to make sure you don’t miss out on any holiday exploration here are a few travel scooters that let you take your independence with you.
CareCo Airlite 3 Travel Mobility Scooter
The Airlite 3 is ideal amongst travel mobility scooters when it comes to combining affordability and portability. The incredibly low carry weight of just 39kg is made even more manageable thanks to the next-generation splitting mechanism. By being able to split the Airlite into multiple sections the heaviest part only amounts to 16kg, making transportation much more manageable. This small size also makes for compact batteries that will have a low enough wattage to be taken on planes.
When it comes to driving the Airlite 3 the three-wheeled layout makes for an excellent holiday scooter. The agility provided by this design means you’ll be able to dart about busy tourist areas, tight old town streets or holiday resorts with ease. You needn’t worry about stability either, as the wider rear wheels keep you steady and the anti-tip wheels stop you from toppling while travelling up an incline.
Li-Tech Air Travel Mobility Scooter
The Li-Tech Air is a cutting-edge model amongst travel mobility scooters thanks to its use of lithium-ion batteries. These types of batteries allow a larger amount of capacity to be packed into a smaller package, charge faster and deteriorate slower. It’s important to note, however, that air travel restrictions on lithium-ion batteries can be stricter – more on this can be found here. Fortunately, the Li-Tech Air has a low enough wattage that would be suitable for most airlines.
The Li-Tech Air has more than just exceptional batteries, it’s also an excellent scooter to drive. The suspension system makes it perfect for rough or cobbled streets that you may encounter while exploring on your holiday. Having each wheel be able to react to each bump independently greatly increases control and opens up the potential for you to explore more areas independently. It also has the welcome benefit of improving overall comfort.
Pride Jazzy Zero Turn Travel Mobility Scooter
As the premium scooter in this range the you’d expect the Pride Jazzy Zero Turn to be well equipped. Fortunately, that’s exactly the case. As the name alludes to the Jazzy Zero Turn has an incredibly tight turning circle, being able to perform a full turn in a radius of just 38 inches. This gives you the agility of a three-wheeled scooter with the stability of a four-wheeled layout. To add to the stability the Jazzy Zero Turn has a full suspension system like the Li-Tech. With all this, there won’t be a street or market too taxing for this scooter.
The Jazzy Zero Turn also has sizeable 22Ah batteries despite being a splitting scooter. Providing a range of 10 miles you’ll be able to see more of your holiday destination. Additionally, since these are more traditional sealed lead-acid batteries (SLA) instead of lithium-ion there are looser air travel restrictions on their size. Although always check with airlines ahead of time so you’re not caught out.
These are just a few of the travel mobility scooters available in the extensive CareCo range, more can be found here.